Q:

What is the way to remove gas from pinto beans?

A:

Quick Answer

The best method for removing the gas content of pinto beans is to bring them to a boil and remove from the heat source. This process aids in releasing the sugars that can result in gas.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

After beans have boiled a teaspoon of baking soda should be added to the water. The beans need to soak in the water overnight. Beans should be rinsed multiple times before use.

Canned beans do not have the gas content of dried beans. Therefore, canned beans do not need to go through the soaking process. Pinto beans are commonly served in broth, added to soups or mashed.

Learn more about Cooking

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is an easy-to-follow toffee recipe?

    A:

    For easy toffee, bring 1 cup sugar and butter, and 1/4 cup water to a boil, reduce to medium heat, and cook for 13 minutes until it reaches 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Pour the toffee onto an ungreased cookie sheet ,and top with semisweet chocolate chips and pecans. Cool until firm.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you cook cubed butternut squash?

    A:

    To cook cubed butternut squash, peel and remove the seeds from 3 pounds of fresh squash, cut the squash into 1 inch cubes, place the cubes into a large saucepan, cover them with water, heat to a boil, and simmer until fork tender. Cubed butternut squash can also be baked.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you make cranberry jelly?

    A:

    To make traditional cranberry jelly, bring 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar in a saucepan to a boil, and remove from heat. Add in 12 ounces of fresh or frozen cranberries, bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for another 10 minutes.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you make easy mushroom soup?

    A:

    To make easy mushroom soup, heat mushrooms, chicken broth, beef broth, onion, carrots, black pepper, peas, rosemary and celery in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat and bring the ingredients to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, and cover the ingredients to cook for 15 minutes. Add green onions and continue cooking for five more minutes until the vegetables tenderize.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore